Teaching to Individual Differences in Science and Engineering Librarianship

Teaching to Individual Differences in Science and Engineering Librarianship: Adapting Library Instruction to Learning Styles and Personality Characteristics applies learning styles and personality characteristics to science and engineering library instruction. After introducing the idea that individuals tend to choose college majors and occupations in alignment with their learning style and personality characteristics, the book presents background on the Kolb Learning Styles model, the 16 PF (Personality Factor) framework, and the Big Five/Narrow Traits personality framework. It then reviews extant knowledge on the learning styles and personality characteristics of scientists, engineers and librarians. Next, the book considers general approaches to the personalization of instruction to learning styles and personality characteristics, opportunities for such personalization in science and engineering library instruction, and science and engineering librarian attitudes towards, and approaches to, this type of personalization of instruction. Considers teaching and individual differences within science and engineering librarianship Offers a balanced and critical account of the adaptation of library instruction to learning styles and personality characteristics Cites the dynamic instruction/adaptive teaching literature Discusses opportunities and suggestions for incorporating personalization into science and engineering library instruction

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  • Author : Jeanine Mary Williamson
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Pages : 188 pages
  • ISBN : 0081018827
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Teaching to Individual Differences in Science and Engineering Librarianship

Teaching to Individual Differences in Science and Engineering Librarianship
  • Author : Jeanine Mary Williamson
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release : 11 August 2017
GET THIS BOOKTeaching to Individual Differences in Science and Engineering Librarianship

Teaching to Individual Differences in Science and Engineering Librarianship: Adapting Library Instruction to Learning Styles and Personality Characteristics applies learning styles and personality characteristics to science and engineering library instruction. After introducing the idea that individuals tend to choose college majors and occupations in alignment with their learning style and personality characteristics, the book presents background on the Kolb Learning Styles model, the 16 PF (Personality Factor) framework, and the Big Five/Narrow Traits personality framework. It then reviews extant knowledge

Handbook of Individual Differences, Learning, and Instruction

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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 06 December 2012
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Written for teachers, trainers, and instructional designers -- anyone who is responsible for designing or preparing instruction -- this book begins with one basic premise: individual differences mediate learning at all levels and in all situations. That is, some learners find it easier or more difficult to learn some skills or to learn from certain forms of instruction because they vary in terms of aptitude, cognitive styles, personality, or learning styles. This volume describes most of the major differences in

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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 11 August 2015
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The central unifying theme of this state-of-the-art contribution to research on literacy is its rethinking and reconceptualization of individual differences in reading. Previous research, focused on cognitive components of reading, signaled the need for ongoing work to identify relevant individual differences in reading, to determine the relationship(s) of individual differences to reading development, and to account for interactions among individual differences. Addressing developments in each of these areas, this volume also describes affective individual differences, and the environments in

New Perspectives on Individual Differences in Language Learning and Teaching

New Perspectives on Individual Differences in Language Learning and Teaching
  • Author : Mirosław Pawlak
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 07 April 2012
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The volume constitutes an attempt to capture the intricate relationship between individual learner differences and other variables which are of interest to theorists, researchers and practitioners representing such diverse branches of applied linguistics as psycholinguistics, sociolinguistics, pragmatics or language teaching methodology. It brings together contributions by Polish and international authors, including leading experts in the field, touching upon changing perspectives on individual variation, cognitive, affective and social variables, learning deficits as well as their impact on learning and teaching. It

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  • Author : Larry Cooperman
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 09 December 2014
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Managing the one-person library provides a useful and needed resource for solo librarians confronted with the challenges of running a small library. The author uniquely focuses on topics encountered by solo librarians, such as IT troubleshooting and library security. Chapters on library management, collection development, serials management, and library marketing are included to enable solo librarians to easily manage day-to-day operations in these areas, and advise on how to respond to any challenges that should (and will) arise. This book

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  • Author : Julie Hallmark,Virginia Ann Baldwin
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 13 May 2013
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Stay up-to-date with the latest developments in sci-tech librarianship! Information and the Professional Scientist and Engineer examines how electronic resources have affected the ways engineers and scientists seek, use, and communicate information vital to their research and development needs. Information specialists working in academic, corporate, government, and organization libraries discuss the changes in user behavior as academics in science and engineering fields rely more and more on the Internet and online journals. The book provides unique insight into the specific

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  • Author : Anastasia Suen,Shirley L. Duke
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release : 02 December 2013
GET THIS BOOKTeaching STEM and Common Core with Mentor Texts: Collaborative Lesson Plans, K–5

Librarians can use this book to become leaders in their schools, collaborating with teachers to keep them abreast of resources that will facilitate the inclusion of STEM in the curriculum. • Offers five library lessons for each STEM subject based on a mentor text and a lesson for the collaborating teacher • Provides a booktalk to interest the students and a "Book Time" section that allows for reading all or parts of the book accompanied by a general discussion • Shows the range